Tag Archives: structured literacy

Where do our stories come from?

On many occasions, especially at conferences, teachers have said to us, “You have gone ahead and done what I always dreamed of doing!”  They describe how every lesson they write decodable stories for their pupils and thought what a good […]

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Decodable Books – What’s the Point?

I read this post and thought it was really worth reposting.  It explains in simple and sympathetic language why decodable books have an important role to play in learning to read.  New Zealand has been slow in adopting Systematic Synthetic […]

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Balanced literacy – really?

Read another good article from the spelfabet blog about the confused notion of ‘balanced literacy’ http://www.spelfabet.com.au/2014/01/balanced-literacy/ (thanks Susan Godsland from www.dyslexics.org.uk for flagging this article)

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